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Edited by distinguished Catholic biblical scholar Henry Wansbrough, The New Jerusalem Bible presents the entire Old and New Testaments in engaging and accessible prose ideal for study and reading. Engage each biblical book through informative introductions that address basic questions of authorship, provenance, and other issues of historical importance. The New Jerusalem Bible also gathers an assortment of helpful supplements, including seven detailed maps, genealogical and chronological tables, indexes for people, weights, and measures, as well as a calendar of biblical events.
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Henry Wansbrough is an English Catholic biblical scholar and a monk at Ampleforth Abbey, England. He is cathedral prior of Norwich, magister scholarum of the English Benedictine Congregation, a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, and emeritus professor of theology at the University of Oxford. He is currently Alexander Jones Professor of Biblical Studies at Liverpool Hope University. He has written several books, including The Sunday Word: A Commentary on the Sunday Readings, The Use and Abuse of the Bible: A Brief History of Biblical Interpretation, and Jesus and the Oral Gospel Tradition.
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